Wave power!

In Portugal, waves aren’t just for surfing – they also provide a clean and renewable energy source. Portugal is perfectly situated for renewable energy, especially wave, ocean current power, solar and wind generation. In fact, it has been estimated that Portugal is already getting about 45% of its energy from these clean sources. That’s double … Read More

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Ericeira – World Surfing Reserve

Did you know that Ericeira, Portugal is soon to be dedicated as one of the world’s only World Surfing Reserves? That’s right – in early 2011 Ericeira was approved by the WSR organization to become a reserve along with Santa Cruz, California (USA). So far there is only one dedicated World Surfing Reserve (Malibu, California) … Read More

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Video: Ericeira is where the pros surf!

Last month Ericeira hosted the Quicksilver Pro Portugal 2011 surfing competition. The competition ran the week of the 14th – 19th of June and attracted top surfers from all over the world. The Quicksilver Portugal Pro event is part of the World Qualifying Series (WQS) for professional surfers and is classified as an ASP Prime … Read More

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